|General Information: CONTENTS ARE FROM THE TRUST OF JAMES & SONIA ABBOTT OF ANNAPOLIS, MD. MR. ABBOTT WAS A LONG TIME PROFESSOR AT THE UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY & MRS. ABBOTT WAS AN INTERIOR DECORATOR DURING THE 1960’S.
Preview: Friday, Dec. 12th from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Morning of sale beginning @ 8:00 a.m.
Laverne “Judy” Tulip chair w/original portrait painting by Estella Laverne w/org. paperwork, Laverne Invisible Chair, Jens Risom #W634 armchair w/invoice, Knoll chair & ottoman from the Platner Collection, Alvar Aolto unsigned armchair w/velvet design resembling an African animal fabric, Tulip café table & 4 chairs by designer Eero Saarien, (retailer Knoll Associates), tubular chrome frame & black leather armchair.
The following furniture was designed & made by Prof. Abbott: Credenza of teak & African wenge w/carved in relief of 2 flowers, bees, and lg. flowers, upholstered sofa w/Macassar Ebony wood trim, steel sofa table, glass top coffee table w/walnut base, triangular display cabinet of Cuban mahogany & plexiglass, birch & maple side buffet, (2)-5 dwr. chests w/serpentine legs, triangular cabinet w/carved relief decoration and several other pcs. by Prof. Abbott.
J.P. Seeburg 5-cent Nickelodeon w/oak case & 2 doors w/stain glass inserts(works), oak bonnet chest w/beveled mirror w/lion’s heads, twisted leg oak library table, oriental black lacquered gilded plant stand, French pier mirror w/cherubs, pr. of French night stands, French Prov. sofa, Arts & Crafts china closet, Arts & Crafts desk, Art Deco 2 pc. sideboard, Karl Mattsoon Swedish designer chair & ottoman, Art Deco kneehole desk, Lane chest of dwrs., rattan furniture, several pcs. of furniture from a Modern Age retailer, various rugs.
Sterling silver serving pcs. & flatware, Steuben pcs., Roseville Matte Green pot & pedestal, 10. pl. setting of Lenox “Wheat” pattern china, Libby stemware, 10 sterling engraved Yacht cups from the 50’s, 1958 sterling Trophy bowl, Roseville vase, etched vases, 1934 German stein, Gone w/the Wind floral lamp, brass double lamp, several Art Deco bookends, Nippon scenic bowl, 17” Bunardaud Limoges Art Deco vase, cut glass bowl & pitcher, several pcs. of sculpture from The Silas Seandel Studio, carpet traveling bags, costume jewelry, pottery lamps w/rice paper shades & applied metal flowers, signed Strombergshyttan vase, alabaster figurine of a turtle, ceramic birds, misc. table & floor lamps, Arts & Crafts fireplace screen.
Original lithograph & drypoint etching w/embossing by Salvador Dali entitled “The Figs” no. 126/200 signed & dated by the artist w/original bill of sale, original lithograph entitled “L’Adolescnco” by Salvador Dali, signed & no. 172/275, framed lithograph by Marc Chagall entitled “The Game” no. 27/50, Aquatint etching by Marino Marini (1901-1980) titled “Ballerino” no. 19/75 signed by the artist w/original bill of sale, Joan Miro (Spanish 1893-1983) lithograph titled “L’Enfance D’UBU” no. 43/120 signed by artist w/original bill of sale, Lace Work picture 180x160 mtr. Titled “Disappointed Love Affair” from Israel w/all paperwork, 62” wood sculpture titled “Homage to Baskin” by Herbert A. Kenny, Jr., Bernard Langlais (American 1921-1977) plywood sculpture titled “Leo”, several oil on canvas paintings, sailboat prints, other etchings & lithographs, metal sculptures, other various artwork, & art reference books.
Numerous outside items to include: table saw, wood clamps, hand saws, electric drills, sanders, wood working tools, dishes, pots, pans, and many items too numerous to mention.
This will be a very unique & outstanding auction of various art modern furnishings from the collection of Prof. Abbott & his wife. Many items have the original bill of sale & various paperwork. A sale you will not want to miss. Absentee & Phone bids will be accepted.